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Department of Economics

Seminars and Research

Departmental Seminar Series 2013-2014

The seminar series are supported by the generosity of Vanderbilt alumni K. Terry Dornbush (BA ’55), Joe L. Roby (BA ’61), and Douglas Grey (BE ’83)

Department seminar coordinators for 2013-14 are Kathy Anderson (micro) and Gregory Huffman (macro).

All seminars will take place in room 204, Calhoun Hall from 3:10-4:30 pm (unless otherwise noted)


Spring 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014
Rodrigo Velez, Texas A&M University
"Divide and Compromise" (with Antonio Nicolo)

Monday, March 10, 2014
Diane Schanzenbach, Northwestern University

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Tao Zha, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Liquidity premia, Price-Rent Ratio, and Business Cycles"

Monday, March 17, 2014
Duncan Thomas, Duke University
"The Impact of a Natural Disaster on Child Health"

Monday, March 24, 2014
Christopher Snyder, Dartmouth College
"Mortgage Origination and the Rise of Securitization: An Incomplete-Contracts Model"

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Hubert Kempf, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan
"Sovereign Default and Public Debt Sustainability"

Monday, March 31, 2014
Connan Snider, University of Californa-Los Angeles
"The Fix is In: Detecting Portfolio Driven Manipulation of the LIBOR"

Monday, April 7, 2013
Lee E. Ohanian, University of California-Los Angeles
"The Rust Belt"

Monday, April 14, 2014
Mikhail Golosov, Princeton University
"Redistribution and Social Insurance"

Thursday, May 15, 2014
335 Calhoun Hall, 3:00-4:00pm
Françoise Forges, Université Paris-Dauphine





Seminars and Research

Contact Information:

Phone: (615) 322-2871

Fax: (615) 343-8495

Write to:
Department of Economics
Vanderbilt University
VU Station B, Box #351819
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235